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Tips and Tricks to Picking the Perfect Wedding Venue

Tips and Tricks to Picking the Perfect Wedding Venue

When it comes to choosing the perfect wedding venue, things aren’t always easy. A wedding venue has to fulfil an awful lot of requirements, after all. It’s got to be big enough to accommodate a specific number of guests. It’s got to have suitable accommodation facilities if the wedding ceremony and reception is to be […]

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Great Day Trips from The DC Area

Great Day Trips from The DC Area

Fall on the east coast is a beautiful time of year, and after all the summer fun you may not want to go inside just yet. Here are a few locations to get out of town and see some hidden gems!  Stroll the waterfront of the Chesapeake Bay or walk through colonial history. Whatever you […]

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Elaborate Events at the Mayflower

Elaborate Events at the Mayflower

The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel 1127 Connecticut Ave.  NW Businessmen and women, brides to be and event planners- there are some great spaces to host an event in DC, but if you want regal elegance The Renascence Mayflower is your location.  This historic location was built in 1922 and has hosted US political royalty from day one.  Notably […]

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Photo Tour: Hotel Monaco Old Town Alexandria

Photo Tour: Hotel Monaco Old Town Alexandria

  Welcome to the Alexandria,  VA Hotel Monaco, I just popped into this colorful location on a regular spring afternoon and thought I would give everyone a good look.  The boutique feel of this Kimpton comes through in the bold and energetic design and the Staff was very friendly when I strolled through.  Jackson 20 is the […]

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Presidential Hotels We Suggest for the Inauguration

Presidential Hotels We Suggest for the Inauguration

The fifty seventh presidential inauguration of President Barack Obama is on Monday January 21, 2013.  Between the parades, parties, and the inauguration itself the most important aspect of this historical day will be location.  Hotels are booking fast and room rates are increasing rapidly. If you want to be a part of the celebrations and the lifetime experience make […]

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“U Street’s the New DuPont”…Trendy Hotels for 20-Something’s

“U Street’s the New DuPont”…Trendy Hotels for 20-Something’s

Although most 20 somethings may not have the collateral to stay at ritzy hotels they surely can make or break them! A great bar can be decided by the crowd they attract, so many hotels in DC pay extra attention to their bar’s ambiance, exuding a sleek, expensive look that creates the scene to be seen.  The […]

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Getaway to The Hay-Adams and Explore the Nation’s Capital

Getaway to The Hay-Adams and Explore the Nation’s Capital

Have you ever experienced the beauty of the nation’s capital? Plan a weekend trip to The Hay-Adams, which is located conveniently in the heart of Washington, DC. The Hay-Adams is currently offering their Leading Culture Package – Monuments by Night for guests who are looking for a relaxing and adventurous evening in the District. Avoid the hustle and bustle – […]

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Ideas for Fall: Weekend Getaways!

Ideas for Fall: Weekend Getaways!

Whether you can’t wait to get outside and breathe in the crisp fall air, or you’re shutting yourself inside mourning the summer, Virginia has two great hotels to make either situation a whole lot better. Besides being known for their super comfortable beds and plush down comforters, the Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner has much more to […]

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The Jefferson Shares It’s Shortbread Secrets!

The Jefferson Shares It’s Shortbread Secrets!

At The Jefferson in Washington DC guests are welcomed to their stay by warm-from-the-oven shortbread cookies to make them feel at home.  Now the chef is letting guests in on the secrets of The Jefferson’s Cranberry and Thyme Shortbread cookies, so they can share one of Thomas’ favorites with their friends! Thomas Jefferson cultivated both […]

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Sick of Summer in DC? Prep for Wonderful Winter Weekends!

Sick of Summer in DC? Prep for Wonderful Winter Weekends!

Don’t worry you are the only one that the heatwaves and mosquitoes are getting to! Every summer in DC seems to be hotter and more uncomfortable that the last. And if you are not able to spend the last few weeks of summer cooling down by the ocean or heading north then the only thing […]

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Recommended Hotels for Staycations in DC

Recommended Hotels for Staycations in DC

If traveling far distances is out of the question this summer, why not try a staycation close to home in our nation’s capital? The Washington D.C. area has much to offer including luxury pools, fine dining, water access, and spas. Take advantage of what’s close to home this summer. Located just 20 minutes outside of […]

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DC’s Best Staycation

DC’s Best Staycation

  For parents that don’t want to drive cross-country with “are we there yets” imitating from the back seat, or for dads who left ‘blankie’ on the airplane from Orlando, forget the stress of travel.  This summer, make vacation a stay-cation!   National Harbor is a relatively new area. It has clean sidewalks, the latest […]

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